Originally Posted by Theron
Seriously?!, Dempsey didn't mind fighting coloured fighters he sparred with them and fought many many many before he met his manager kearns, Kearns did not let him fight black fighters because he did not want the title to go to a black man and have another jack johnson situation causing riots ect....
Dempsey fought John Lester Johnson, got his ribs broke and his lilly white ass beat, and avoided black fighters like some sort of plague afterward, even when they were his number one contender for 5 years.
Yeah, I guess I am serious.